L.S. Lowry

Podcast sneak peek: how actor Timothy Spall captured the essence of Britain's beloved L.S. Lowry

With the UK release of the film Mrs Lowry & Son, we speak to the actor on our forthcoming podcast about portraying the artist's peculiar relationship with his mother

Our podcast is back with a brand new series this Friday and it is back with a bang! As the film Mrs Lowry & Son is released in the UK, we speak to the award-winning actor Timothy Spall about portraying the life of L.S. Lowry and the peculiar relationship he had with his mother, who tried to stop him from pursuing a career as a painter.

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